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Spiritual Gemstones And Their Meanings

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Many people, including myself as of recent, turn to crystals for their healing properties. I'm a firm believer that gemstones and crystals are full of elemental energy. These precious stones help channel our true intentions and when placed in certain areas of the body, can provide mental and physical benefits. I personally use my crystals when I need to create alignment and balance within my body's energy field. I keep two jade stones in my office for focus and to help reduce stress. I recently went to a cool shop along the beach in Monterey, CA. There were crystals and gemstones everywhere and I was so overwhelmed. I picked a few that stood out to me and decided to study what their meaning and intentions were. Amethyst This is one of my favorites aesthetically. Amethyst is a spiritual healing stone widely used in meditation. It can help reduce anxiety, protect against fear, instill calmness and alleviate feelings of guilt. Amethyst stones tend to be lilac or purple in color. H

Foods That Help Reduce Anxiety

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(Photo credit: Dreamstime) Anxiety is a common issue for more people than you might think. It's a debilitating disorder that creates symptoms such as: * Tension * Fear * Constant worry * Nervousness * Irritability * Heart palpitations * Chest tightness * Trouble concentrating Doctor's usually prescribe medication to treat anxiety. However, there are other alternatives and lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your anxiety symptoms. Experts believe eating a diet high in brain-boosting foods including whole grains, vegetables, lean protein, and fruit can lower the severeness of your symptoms and provide relief. Here are some of the best foods backed by science that can help reduce anxiety. Salmon We know fatty fish such as salmon can promote brain and heart health thanks to the nutrients vitamin D, DHA, and omega-3 fatty acids it contains. Studies show that DHA and vitamin D can regulate neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine to calm and relax the brain. T